Kittila

Kittila, northern Finland

The Kittila mine in northern Finland is the largest primary gold producer in Europe. Kittila achieved commercial production on May 1, 2009, becoming Agnico Eagle’s first mine outside of Canada. Since open-pit mining was completed in 2012, Kittila has been an underground-only operation.

Key Facts

Mine Type

Underground

2021 production

239,240 oz gold

2021 production costs

$806/oz gold

2021 total cash costs

$835/oz gold

Gold reserves

3,794,000 oz

2022 production guidance

242,500 oz gold

2022 total cash costs guidance

$833/oz gold

Mine life

2034

Mine Production

2021 Output

Employees

466